China’s coal conundrum: choking on solutions
The New Zealand Herald
April 27, 2012
Quoted: Kelly Sims Gallagher, associate professor of Energy and Environmental Policy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group senior associate, and member of the Belfer Center Board of Directors
Topic: China’s carbon emissions
“Scientists say China must act now. The world has just two or three decades to avoid irreversible climate change, says Kelly Sims Gallagher, an energy professor at Tufts University in Massachusetts, and author of two books on pollution.
‘If the Chinese don’t dramatically reduce carbon emissions from coal there’s no way we can make a dent in climate change globally in the time period that matters,’ Gallagher says.”